Tag Archives: PEP

The New Chancellor Sets the Tone

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott set a very different tone than his predecessors on Thursday evening when he attended his first Panel for Educational Policy meeting since Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed him to office. Dressed in a black suit, white shirt and striped blue tie, the Chancellor walked among parents and students gathered at the Prospects  Read more »

Space Wars in Brooklyn

Fierce anger filled the city’s Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) meeting on March 1 as parents, teachers, and students fought to keep charter schools out of their school buildings and keep other schools open. Parents’ and teachers’ frustration with the city’s Department of Education (DOE) was apparent even before the meeting began at 6 p.m.   Read more »